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Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars

Availability: In leading software retail outlets nationwide first quarter, 2002

Platform: Xbox video game system from Microsoft, NTSC/ - U.S.

Genre: Combat-racing

Gameplay:
Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars combines the thrill of combat with the adrenaline rush of racing. This takes place in huge environments throughout the Roman Empire, from the frozen wastelands of Germania to the Coliseum in the heart of ancient Rome.
Competitors race to the finish line, and use skill and strategy to avoid obstacles, outwit competing teams and battle against other chariots. Players must keep balanced on a chariot that is careening down narrow uneven roads, tracks and bridges.
Adding to the excitement is the players' ability to control two characters: the driver and the warrior. The driver maneuvers the chariots and guides the stallions as they charge through the twisting terrain, while the warrior fights with a signature weapon and shield. Competitors can play as many as 20 different characters while taking on different opponent teams.

Game Elements:

  • Seven environments (Germania, Rome, Cyprus, Britannia, Alexandria, Circus Maximus and Circus of Nero), each with its own track, shortcuts, hazards and objects
  • Different chariots, horses, drivers and warriors with individual strengths and weaknesses
  • The ability to control both the driver and the warrior
  • As many as 20 different characters and multiple opponent teams
  • Challenging racing action with three difficulty settings
  • Arcade and tournament game play modes
  • Different weapons and special moves
  • Power-ups and hidden secrets
  • A unique gameplay mode offering close to 20 challenges that, if completed, unlock a hidden team (chariot, driver, horse, warrior)
  • Special unlocks that offer backwards versions of all seven environments with unique lighting and obstacles
  • Super-detailed graphics and awesome sound and music
Number of Players:
  • Single player, or
  • Up to 4-person multi-player, including two-person co-op, two-person head-to-head, and four-person head-to-head
Development website: www.hailrome.com

Publisher: Encore Software www.encoresoftware.com

Developer: Kodiak Interactive www.kodiakgames.com

Price: Approximately $50

ESRB Rating: Not yet rated; target is Teen

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